#60 - Life Update- I'm Leaving (But I'm Not Going Very Far!)

First, I have to tell you — I am SO freaking grateful for you tuning in and listening over the last year (wow, it’s been over a year!). We have covered so many amazing topics together, from handling stress to traveling the world and implementing fun ingredients into your meal. We have 60 episodes full of tips, tricks, and stories that you can refer back to whenever you’re looking for advice on living a healthy, sustainable lifestyle.

I’ve loved talking with you every week — but I’ve always realized there are OTHER ways that I can be showing up for you that light me up and will be amazing for you, too. And that’s what I’m talking about on today’s episode of the Dinner Table Talk podcast.

Resources:

JazzyThings, Inc

Dinner Table Talk Podcast

Your Dinner is Planned

Jazzy Things on Instagram

Quotes:

“It’s not just about my heart in these episodes, but it’s about the episodes I recorded that I truly, truly know and believe can change your perspective, change your life, change how you feel, change how you view healthy eating.”

“I know I can change the world. We can all change the world because even if it’s just one person that we impact for 20 minutes or a split second, that has a ripple effect.”

“When I say lighting me up, it’s when I know I’m in my zone of genius and I know that it’s easy, it’s light, it’s effortless, it’s fun. That doesn’t mean it’s not work, but it’s just effortless.”


#59 - 5 Things Every Successful Morning Routine Should Have

Did you know that what you do in the morning can impact your day significantly? Think about it — what we do with our first few hours sets the tone for everything else to come that day!

If you start the day energized, full of gratitude, and ready to tackle whatever comes your way, that is going to impact how you handle everything else that day.

So, are you setting yourself up for success each morning? Or are you breezing through your morning routine without much thought and attention to how you plan for the day?

On today’s episode of the Dinner Table Talk podcast, I’m breaking down 5 morning practices you can use to set your day up for success!

Do you do something every morning to be sure you start the day off with a bang? Let me know on Instagram! Share a picture of your morning routine and be sure to tag me, @JazzyThings, so I can see it!

Resources:

JazzyThings, Inc

Dinner Table Talk Podcast

Your Dinner is Planned

Jazzy Things on Instagram

Quotes:

“If you are not waking up in the morning expressing gratitude for what we have, then how can you expect more to come?”

“Communication is just a release of energy, a release of emotion, making space for the emotions and the energy that you want to attract.”

“It’s truly just to set that day up to feel good, to feel happy, to be productive.”


#58 - Cook Smarter - Here's How To Never Waste An Ingredient Again

Do you ever feel like you have ingredients at home that you just can’t use?

Challenge accepted ;).

Now, I’ve had a lot of practice turning seemingly “random” ingredients into simple and delicious meals with tons of variety — it’s what I do inside of Your Dinner Is Planned! But I want to encourage YOU to think outside the box as well.

Why? Because defaulting to another night of spaghetti just gets boring after a while, and I’m here to show you that trying new, creative dishes doesn’t have to be a struggle!

Today I’m sharing a ton of recipe ideas using different ingredients you guys shared with me on Instagram.

Resources:

JazzyThings, Inc

Dinner Table Talk Podcast

Your Dinner is Planned

Jazzy Things on Instagram

Quotes:

“Roasted red pepper - make some homemade marinara sauce and stir in the roasted red peppers. Serve with cheese tortellini.”

“Mix pineapple juice with pulled pork. It would be especially amazing in a crock pot.”


#57 - Picky Kids At The Dinner Table - Try These Tricks

Do you have picky eaters at home? Is getting the kids to try anything new a challenge?

I’ve got you covered! Inside Your Dinner Is Planned, I’ve created thousands of recipes with a variety of flavors and ingredients that families all across the world have implemented. Not only are kids just trying the recipes (which I consider a win!)... they’re devouring them!

So today, I’ve pulled out five tips from my experience of creating kid-approved recipes that you can use right now to help get your picky eaters to even just try new foods.

Remember, all picky eaters are different! While not all of the tips will apply to your picky eater, trying at least ONE of these is sure to get your kids excited to at least try something new.

Resources:

Episode 57 FREEBIE

JazzyThings, Inc

Dinner Table Talk Podcast

Your Dinner is Planned

Jazzy Things on Instagram

Quotes:

“So many emotions associated with food. Just think if we can get kids excited about food, regardless of what’s actually in the food.”

“It’s not just about eating. It’s about learning, getting them to appreciate, take ownership, feel in control of what they’re eating, and feeling empowered.

#56 - Jazzy Travels (Tanzania)

If you follow me on Instagram, then you probably saw that in December, my husband and I went on a safari in Africa in lieu of having a wedding!

Fun fact: ever since I was a kid, I said I would NOT have a wedding. It just felt, well, boring to me! Instead, I wanted to go on a safari.

Fast forward to when I found myself engaged, there I was, trying to plan a wedding.
We were talking dates, calling venues, working on guest lists. And then suddenly, it hit us… why the heck are we doing this when we could be doing a safari instead?

So that’s what we did

Now, you guys had a TON of questions about our safari, so this week’s episode of the Dinner Table Talk podcast is all about getting your questions answered (because living a healthy, sustainable lifestyle isn’t just about what you eat… it’s about how you live!).

Resources:

JazzyThings, Inc

Dinner Table Talk Podcast

Your Dinner is Planned

Jazzy Things on Instagram

Quotes:

“Are you going to see the animals, and experience nature, and meet people who just completely change your life because they're so amazing? Yeah, so it doesn't matter how much money you spend; it's just how you want to experience it.”

“If you've never flown business class, it's so worth it in so many ways. The seats lay flat. I swear I felt more creative and productive on the flight so I'm going to make more money just because I was so comfortable.